A silver and amethyst paste stone thistle flower bookmark by Adie & Lovekin 1911
A fine antique silver and amethyst paste stone thistle flower bookmark - makers initials ALLD who were the famous silversmiths Adie & Lovekin Ltd. The piece is hallmarked as Birmingham, 1911.
The firm became Adie & Lovekin Ltd in 1889 manufacturing a wide range of silver goods at their workshop in Regent Street, Hockley, Birmingham.
Additional Product Information
A paste stone is a synonym for glass when used in jewellery or ornament manufacture. Glass has been used as a gemstone imitation since ancient history for obvious reasons: it’s transparent, can be colored in many ways and resembles all kinds of gemstones when polished.
This piece is in very fine condition for its age.
Total Length - 7.75 cms
Book Blade Length - 5.75 cms
Length Thistle segment - 2 cms
Width at largest Blade point - 1 cm
Width at thistle receptacle - 0.7 cm
Weight - 5 grms
This Bookmark will be packaged in a presentation box.